Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P248A.pdf)
Yeas. Messrs. Benson, Clark, Fish, Greene, Jarvis, Jewett, Johnson, Kelsey, Mantor, Merrow, Purrington, Severance, Strickland and Swift 14 Nays. Messrs Miller, Pierce, Staples, and Weeks 4 Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Bill to establish a Seminary for the purpose of promoting useful learning, and the better qualifying Primary School Teachers came up -- the House, insisting on their vote of Yesterday, propose a conference. The Senate adhere to their vote of yesterday referring the same to the next Legislature without the amendments proposes by the House. Sent down for concurrence. House adhere.
Mr Fish laid upon the table the following communication of Joseph Kelsey member of the Senate from Penobscot the ninth Senatorial District to wit: "To the President of the Senate: Having been appointed agent for the Penobscot Tribe of Indians, and it being necessary to enter upon the duties of that office, I therefore respectfully tender my resignation of the office of Senator for the County of Penobscot. I have the honor to be your obt. servant. Joseph Kelsey." Which resignation was read and accepted.
Resolve providing for Dockets for the use of the Legislature (laid on the table by Mr. Jewett) was read twice and passed to be engrossed. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
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